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How can I make the cheque for my bank account closing balance usable by someone else?

When closing my UK bank account and moving abroad, I got a cheque from my building society that states Pay MR F M ANAPHORY *********** The Sum of (Not exceeding ten thousand pounds unless ...
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Must a c/o party be present in order for payee to cash a check?

I did taxes for friend 90 miles away and she authorized state to talk with me regarding tax prep since I understand filings. Refund check is made payable to her c/o me. She does not have a bank and ...
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Any restrictions on signing a check over to a third party?

In the US : Can I endorse a payout check from an IRA (from a well known institution) to another person? The check will be large, over $10,000. He would deposit it in his bank.
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Is it possible to deposit or cash this check?

I have a check made out to 3 people, with "and" separating our names. I managed to get all 3 to endorse said check but the bank won't allow me to deposit it without everyone present which just isn't ...
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The proper way a wife should endorse her husband's check?

What is the correct way for a wife, with her husband’s permission, to endorse (sign for deposit) his work check into her bank account?
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Do typical consumer banks accept negotiated instruments

As a matter of risk, would a typical consumer bank in the USA accept a check (or other negotiable instrument) which has been endorsed to a payee not originally listed on the instrument? As I ...
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What does “cancel endorsement” mean on the back of a check?

I had some property damage to my house and upon receiving a check from my insurance company it is addressed to both myself and my mortgage company. I signed the check and mailed it to my mortgage ...
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United States Treasury Not Endorsing Checks

This is something I recently noticed. Maybe it has been going on for a while and I never realized it before. I issue a check to pay quarterly estimated taxes, payable to the "United States Treasury". ...
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Are there special endorsement requirements for US Government checks to two parties?

At a bank where I have a checking account in my name only, I regularly cash a dividend check made out to my wife AND me. My wife endorses the check at home and then I stroll down to the bank and add ...
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Bank won't allow son to deposit a VA check payable to his mother into an account that he is on with her without her endorsement

This is a very unusual situation, but I've encountered it several times with this one particular bank that my husband and his parents have a joint checking account with. We did all his parents' ...
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Letting someone else pay in a check (made out to me) to their account?

I have a check made out to me (call me John Doe). I'm permanently away from my home country, where I have bank accounts; I'm now in Canada. I'd like to let a friend (call her Jane Doe) pay the check ...
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Checks made out to multiple parties with 'and'. How can I deposit it with one signature?

I am receiving payments from a lawsuit in my favor, with three other plaintiffs. The payments we are receiving are personal checks, made out to all off the plaintiffs with 'and' joining the names. ...
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Endorsed check - does everyone have to be present to cash it?

Myself and some old roommates have a security deposit check made out to all five of us. Do all five of us have to actually be present to cash the check, or can one or more people in the party simply ...
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Cashing a joint check

My girlfriend (over 18) is estranged from her parents, but recently discovered money in her name in the form of stocks. She sold the stocks, but the company that handled the transaction sent a check ...
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How do I sign over a check made out to two people?

I just received my security deposit refund for last year's apartment, and it's made out to both me and my roommate. Unfortunately we are now living far away from each other. The check is made out to "...
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Can a “For Deposit Only” endorsement on a check be changed (canceled) by initialing?

My wife endorsed a small check "For Deposit Only". Then, she crossed the endorsement out, and initialed it. The grocery store refused the check, saying once it's endorsed for deposit only, the bank ...